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About Dr. Erik G Palmer

Dr. Erik G Palmer, DO is a Doctor primarily located in Palm Springs, CA. He has 23 years of experience. His specialties include Family Medicine. Dr. Palmer is affiliated with Desert Regional Medical Center. Dr. Palmer has received 3 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

51 Ratings with 33 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Erik G Palmer is Great. Dr. Erik G Palmer has been rated by 51 patients. From those 51 patients 33 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Erik G Palmer is 4.2 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Desert Family Medical Center

555 E Tachevah Dr Ste 2W203
Palm Springs, CA 92262
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Specialties

Dr. Erik G Palmer has the following 1 specialty

  • Family Medicine

    A family practitioner is a doctor who specializes in caring for people of all ages, at all stages of life. Rather than focusing on the treatment of one disease or patient population, family practitioners are often the doctors that people see for their everyday ailments, like cold and flu or respiratory infections, and health screenings. When necessary, family practitioners will provide referrals for conditions that require the expertise of another specialist.
    The doctors may also provide physicals, inoculations, prenatal care, treat chronic diseases, like diabetes and asthma, and provide advice on disease prevention.

  • Expertise

    10 Expertise

  • Influenza
  • Weight Loss
  • Contraception
  • Check-up
  • Family Planning
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Depression
  • Weight Loss (non-surgical)
  • Diabetes
  • Immunization

Reviews

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Making ti work in tough times

Dr. Palmer is one of the few physicians in town that really understands multilevel illnesses and really advocates for his patietns.

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Rude staff

Staff can't be bothered. Office run by his narcissistic wife who should not be in charge of anyone. They consistently are on the precipice of being nasty & indifferent.

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The Last of the Real Doctors

Dr. Palmer is an incredible family medicine physician. He is the last if his breed that still cares of about the patient and the importance of establishing a relationship based on respect and true care. His staff is incredible and always take a genuine interest with helping the patients.

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Not the brightest staff....

Staff is unqualified. No return calls, lab tests not ordered timely, and results never discussed. Dr. Palmer is pre-occupied with telling stories about other patient issues, does not listen.

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Happy Patient

Dr. Palmer and his staff have mastered the art and science of primary care and the referral process. From start to finish it is a breeze with a smile!

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2016, 2015, 2012, 2013, 2011)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2015, 2014, 2016, 2009)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2016)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Palmer is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    23 Years Experience

  • Western University Of Health Sciences

    Graduated in 1995

  • Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Erik G Palmer accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna HMO Deductible Plan CA only
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross California
    • BC CA California Care Small Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
    • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
    • Blue Cross CA California Care Large Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
    • Blue Cross CA Select HMO
    • Blue Cross CA Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California
    • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
    • Blue Shield CA PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Platinum Access+ HMO 25
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
    • CIGNA Southern CA Value
  • Health Net
    • Health Net CA CommunityCare Network HMO
    • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
    • Health Net CA HMO SmartCare
    • Health Net CA HMO Whole Care Network
    • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
    • Health Net CA PPO
    • Health Net EPO - PureCare One Small Business
    • Health Net PureCare HSP Individual and Family Plans
    • Health Net SmartCare Large Group
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
    • PHCS PPO Kaiser
  • UHC West
    • UHC SignatureValue Flex1
    • UHC SignatureValue Flex2
    • UHC West SignatureValue Alliance
    • UHC West SignatureValue HMO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Desert Family Medical Center, 555 E Tachevah Dr Ste 2W203, Palm Springs, CA
  • Nearby Doctors

    Dr. Erik G Palmer is similar to the following 3 Doctors near Palm Springs, CA.